2 ‘robbers’ killed in Sundarbans ‘gunfight’

Sun Online Desk

23rd July, 2019 11:35:07 printer

2 ‘robbers’ killed in Sundarbans ‘gunfight’

Two alleged robbers were killed in a reported gunfight with Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) at Chandpai Range of the Sundarbans in Sharankhola upazila of Bagerhat district on Tuesday morning.

The identities of the deceased could not be known yet.

Deputy Commander of RAB-8 Major Sajibul Islam confirmed the news.

He said that on secrete information RAB members conducted a drive at Jongrakhal area in Chandpai Range of Sundarbans around 3:00 am.

Sensing the presence of law enforcers, the robbers opened fire at RAB members, forcing them to retaliate, triggering a gunfight, he added.

After the gunfight, the RAB team recovered a bullet hit bodies from the spot.

The elite force also recovered a large number of weapons and ammo from the scene, Sajibul Islam said

Further details about the gunfight will be disclosed later in the day, he added.